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Baseball on Sunday, May 27, 1979

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
California Angels4Chicago White Sox2Box G1Dave Frost (3-2)Francisco Barrios (4-2)NoneBrian Downing (27.5)
California Angels9Chicago White Sox1Box G2Don Aase (4-4)Rich Hinton (1-2)CAL  D Baylor 2 (8)Don Baylor (19.3)
New York Yankees0Cleveland Indians5Box G1Rick Wise (4-5)Ron Guidry (4-4)CLE  P Dade (1)Paul Dade (34.9)
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians4Box G2Ray Burris (1-0)Sid Monge (2-5)NYA  L Piniella (4)Lou Piniella (34.8)
Baltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers5Box G1Jack Billingham (5-3)Scott McGregor (0-2)BAL  T Crowley (1)  DET  S Kemp (7), J Wockenfuss (4)Steve Kemp (21.9)
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers10Box G2Dave Rozema (2-2)Steve Stone (3-3)BAL  P Kelly (2)  DET  S Kemp (8)Aurelio Rodriguez (32.1)
Oakland Athletics2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxSteve McCatty (3-0)Lary Sorensen (6-5)OAK  J Newman (8)Milt Ramirez (28.2)
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins1BoxSteve Busby (2-2)Jerry Koosman (7-2)KCA  T Cruz (1)Todd Cruz (26.4)
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers7BoxSteve Comer (4-4)Paul Mitchell (0-4)NoneJim Sundberg (29.8)
Boston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays0BoxChuck Rainey (3-2)Jesse Jefferson (0-4)NoneStan Papi (11.7)
Cincinnati Reds7Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxLerrin LaGrow (1-3)Pedro Borbon (2-1)CIN  K Griffey (5)  LAN  D Baker (5), G Thomasson (5)Dusty Baker (51.1)
St. Louis Cardinals3Montreal Expos8Box G1Scott Sanderson (3-3)John Denny (3-4)MON  E Valentine (4)  SLN  T Simmons (9)Ellis Valentine (35.6)
St. Louis Cardinals11Montreal Expos3Box G2Bob Forsch (2-4)Ross Grimsley (4-3)SLN  G Hendrick (3)Keith Hernandez (23.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets1BoxGrant Jackson (3-0)Dale Murray (2-5)NYN  L Mazzilli (5)  PIT  B Robinson (8)Bill Robinson (33.8)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve Carlton (6-5)Bill Caudill (0-1)CHN  J Martin (5)  PHI  G Luzinski (6)Ramon Aviles (22.6)
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres2BoxJ.R. Richard (5-4)Eric Rasmussen (1-5)NoneTerry Puhl (11.7)
Atlanta Braves10San Francisco Giants8BoxCraig Skok (1-1)Randy Moffitt (0-2)ATL  G Matthews (11), C Spikes (2)  SFN  W McCovey (4)Charlie Spikes (45.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2916.644--23117614-1015-6L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2617.6052.02151739-917-8W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2621.5534.022418611-1615-5L1Game Log
New York Yankees2421.5335.020318810-1314-8W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1821.4628.01941986-1212-9W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians2024.4558.51782097-1213-12L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1234.26117.51732546-156-19L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels2819.596--25820814-1214-7W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins2518.5812.022220616-79-11L5Game Log
Texas Rangers2619.5781.020919613-913-10W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals2620.5651.526023713-1213-8W4Game Log
Chicago White Sox2223.4895.022021813-129-11L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners1731.35411.52112546-1511-16L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics1631.34012.01582536-1710-14W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos2615.634--18916812-1214-3L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2717.6141.521116914-813-9W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2319.5483.517915310-1212-8W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1922.4637.01852098-1111-11L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1922.4637.018819110-129-10W1Game Log
New York Mets1625.39010.01601906-159-11L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds2520.556--22521712-1013-10L1Game Log
Houston Astros2622.5421.519818112-1314-9W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants2522.5321.022121011-1014-12L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2325.4793.52192058-1515-10W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1929.3967.51852298-1611-13L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1727.3867.52002387-1310-14W2Game Log

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